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Rehabilitation Support Worker

Allerton, Yorkshire
£10.00 to £14.00 Per Hour
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
NeuroSupport services is looking for psychology graduates or candidates with a background of Brain Injury and Mental health experience to support services users with an acquired Brain Injury. Our service aims to support rehabilitation and in enabling people to optimise independence and quality of life. We are looking for a Therapy assistant who would be willing to support people both within their home environment and also willing to provide support in helping service users access the community. Experienced in brain injury support is highy advantageous. Hour available: 25 hours - Monday - Friday Please briefly describe the client s difficulties: CW had a difficult birth and is diagnose with CP. Unfortunately it wasn t until 5 years ago that it was established that there was clinical negligence at birth. CW now has a full team of neuro therapists. He is fully dependent on others to meet his care needs and he is non- verbal. What are the activities required? We are looking for someone to provide around 25 hours of rehab assistance to CW who is based in a residential care home in Bradford. The role would involve assisting the client with his rehab programme on a 1-1 basis, working under the guidance of the treating team. The neuro rehab team currently consists of a Neuropsychologist, OT, SALT, Physio, AT and music therapist. The candidate must be able to drive the client s WAV and be confident in accessing the community with him. This has got scope to change to include some weekends. The hours needed will be dependent on CW s rehab programme at the time so some flexibility in the candidates is required. As with all rehab programmes, things change and adapt according to the client s needs at the time. There will be plenty more opportunities for more hours for the suitable candidate. Successful Candidates will: Have access to full Training including Brain Injury Awareness Training CPD opportunities Full Enhanced DBS and Insurance Competitive Hourly Rate Partial Mileage and Travel time covered Gain Experience working with an MDT Successful candidates will be willing to help people adapt to their limitations, but also strive to reach their goals. You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to implement behavioural, psychological, and cognitive strategies, as well as support with daily living activities. Therapy Assistants should be confident with working independently and providing empirical feedback where necessary. Successful candidates must be: Reliable Adaptable Resilient Excellent Communication skills Experience in the field of Psychology Willing to become self-employed
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  • Job Reference: 704431599-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Neurosupport Services Ltd
    Neurosupport Services Ltd
  • Location: Allerton, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £10.00 to £14.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: mileage paid
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract